Narendra Modi, dressed in usual kurta pyjama paired with his staple coat, took oath as the Prime Minister of India for a consecutive second term today. Interestingly, his sleeveless coat, often termed as the Modi jacket, is in the same shade as the one that he wore in 2014 while taking oath as the Prime Minister for the first time.In a white kurta pyjama with his beige coat, Modi was photographed greeting dignitaries as he entered the Rashtrapati Bhavan. He stood for the National Anthem and in his speech, promised to uphold the values of the Indian constitution.See picture of PM Modi’s outfit at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today: Here’s PM Modi sporting a similar outfit during the swearing-in ceremony in 2014: In a grand ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister with the oath being administered by President Ram Nath Kovind. World leaders, politicians Arvind Kejriwal, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Amit Shah and Harsimrat Kaur Badal, and celebrities including Kangana Ranaut, Madhur Bhandarkar, Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput and Karan Johar, attended the ceremony.Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi were also in attendance.Narendra Modi assumed office today after his BJP-led NDA won Lok Sabha 2019 elections in a landslide victory.ALSO READ: Narendra Modi takes oath, becomes PM Narendra Modi againALSO READ: Smriti Irani posts Tyrion Lannister meme from Game of Thrones ahead of PM Modi’s swearing-in. Seen yet?ALSO WATCH: Throwback Thursday: Watch PM Narendra Modi take oath in 2014advertisement
February 7, 2014This continues our report about a winter project for our construction and groundskeeping crew and volunteers, the renovation of the East Foundry Apartment access and surrounding landscape [see posts from 12/16, 12/18, 12/20, 12/23, 12/27, 12/30/2013 and from 1/3 to 1/20/2014, and 2/5/2014]. As the fence is installed by Ron and Isaac, the construction team continues on the path the the east entrance, here with a form for a new stair case[photos and text by Sue Kirsch]The path leading to the staircase has to be widened.The form and reinforcement steel are in place.In our next report we will see photos of the concrete pour.
US-based Caavo has launched Control Centre, a new entertainment hub that is designed to unite all devices connected to a users’ TV.The set-top device comes with a universal voice remote that can be used to search across live TV, DVR, streaming services and web content.“When Caavo introduced our first entertainment hub in February of this year, we solved unified search and control across multiple platforms, which is great if you know what you want to watch,” said Andrew Einaudi, CEO and co-founder of Caavo.“Today, there is so much great content available, we made our unified search even stronger and introduced hand-picked guides, editorial recommendations and community features to promote sharing and discovery of great entertainment with Control Center.”Users can connect up four devices to the Caavo box, including satellite, streaming media players and game consoles, and the device works with Google Home and Alexa, sound systems, 4K UHD, HDR and Dolby Atmos.It is available in the US priced at US$99.95 and comes with a service plan that costs US$19.99 per year or US$1.99 per-month.